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to ask what is an acceptable time to phone a repair man?

(9 Posts)
halcyondays Tue 24-Oct-17 18:38:49

If you have to phone a repair man etc, how late in the day is it reasonable to phone them?

WipsGlitter Tue 24-Oct-17 18:40:03

Any time if they do t want to come out they won’t.

Pickleypickles Tue 24-Oct-17 18:40:18

That depends what you want fixing and when surely?

TheNewSchmoo Tue 24-Oct-17 18:40:48

If not an emergency and not offering an emergency service, I'd say 6 girlfriend of repairman - we'd like our dinner in peace

halcyondays Tue 24-Oct-17 18:50:41

Yes, was thinking not later than 6, it's a broken washing machine . Hoping to get it fixed tomorrow if poss. Just didn't want to think that other people would be ringing later in the evening and taking up all the slots.

SaucyJack Tue 24-Oct-17 18:53:07

I think now would be fine if you're making a firm offer of work.

If you leave it until tomorrow he might assume he has the day off, and go to B&Q to buy paint for the spare bedroom.

PinkHeart5914 Tue 24-Oct-17 18:58:39

Not after 6 unless it’s an emergency of course

foresttrees2 Tue 24-Oct-17 19:15:18

But you can consider emailing.

NotSuchASmugMarriedNow1 Tue 24-Oct-17 19:19:45

I would say anytime between the hours of 8am to 8pm were acceptable.

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